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12-20-2012 01:16 AM

Sealing Smelly Wood - 5 replies

Not sure if this is the right place to ask this but here goes. While remodeling a kitchen I had to cut out a piece of 1st floor ceiling rock to replace it due to water damage. After I cut out about a 3×6 piece a cascade of rat droppings rained out of the ceiling. And the smell…....................P-U !!!! There were tunnnels running t...

11-14-2012 02:12 PM

Weak Porter Cable Router - 6 replies

I recently purchased a used PC 7529 router off feebay for more than I shoiuld have paid. The router looked close to new and I gave the jackass $165 for it. I tested it at first and it ran so I assumed all was well. After the return period was over I finally needed to use the thing and it is so weak it barely routes a dado in soft maple. My 69...

12-20-2011 07:10 PM

Powermatic 15" Planer Overhaul - 1 reply

Had the chip breaker come loose and jam in the planer and there was no way to get to it without removing the head. So I took the head off and took it mostly apart to clean and lube everything. I cleaned off all the rust, dust and gunk from the entire planer and most importantly I made all the adjustments it needed really bad. It was so far out i...

05-14-2010 03:27 PM

Comments on Delta 18/36 Drum Sander - 5 replies

I bought one of these sanders after reading less than favorable reviews, but I figured if I took my time I could make it work. And it was the only one I could afford. At first everything I tried to sand turned out to be a disaster. The conveyor would stall and ruin the piece, the paper would clog and burn the wood (delightful smell), and forg...

05-10-2010 04:38 PM

New Member - 4 replies

Hi All, I just joined the site yesterday and I want to thank all that emailed me a warm welcome. You don’t see that kind of stuff on other sites. I have a small cabinet/carpenter business here in Pensacola, FL that I do mainly custom cabinets, refacing, installation and trim carpentry. I’ve been in construction my whole working...

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